assembly Bill A3044A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides a reimbursement to small businesses and residential consumers of certain utilities for failure to provide contracted services; requires the Long Island power authority to do the same

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 16, 2021 print number 3044a
Feb 16, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A3044 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S929
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §119-d, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11020, S8896

A3044 - Summary

Provides a reimbursement to small businesses and residential consumers of certain utilities for failure to provide contracted services; requires the Long Island power authority to do the same.

A3044 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3044
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, GALEF, SIMON, MONTESANO
   --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authori-
   ties and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service  law,  in  relation  to  providing  a
   discount  to  consumers  of  certain  utilities for failure to provide
   contracted services

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 119-d to read as follows:
   § 119-D. FAILURE TO PROVIDE CONTRACTED SERVICES. A CONSUMER WHO HAS  A
 CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICE WITH A GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC CORPORATION, GAS
 AND ELECTRIC CORPORATION, WATER CORPORATION,  STEAM  CORPORATION,  TELE-
 GRAPH  CORPORATION,  TELEPHONE  CORPORATION,  CABLE  TELEVISION COMPANY,
 INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER OR A MUNICIPALITY RENDERING EQUIVALENT UTILITY
 SERVICES SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNT WHEN THE SERVICE SUCH  CONSUMER
 HAS CONTRACTED FOR IS NOT PROVIDED FOR BY SUCH GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC
 CORPORATION,  GAS  AND  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,  WATER CORPORATION, STEAM
 CORPORATION, TELEGRAPH CORPORATION, TELEPHONE CORPORATION,  CABLE  TELE-
 VISION  COMPANY,  INTERNET  SERVICE PROVIDER OR A MUNICIPALITY RENDERING
 EQUIVALENT UTILITY SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS.
 SUCH  DISCOUNT  SHALL BE APPLIED TO THE MONTHLY CHARGES ASSESSED BY SUCH
 GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC CORPORATION,  GAS  AND  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,
 WATER  CORPORATION,  STEAM CORPORATION, TELEGRAPH CORPORATION, TELEPHONE
 CORPORATION, CABLE TELEVISION COMPANY, INTERNET SERVICE  PROVIDER  OR  A
 MUNICIPALITY  RENDERING  EQUIVALENT  UTILITY  SERVICES  BY REDUCING SUCH
 MONTHLY CHARGES BY A PERCENTAGE THAT IS EQUAL TO THE NUMBER OF  DAYS  OF
 THE  BILLING CYCLE DIVIDED BY THE NUMBER OF DAYS SUCH CONTRACTED SERVICE
 WAS NOT PROVIDED TO THE CONSUMER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02597-01-1

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A3044A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S929
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §119-d, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11020, S8896

A3044A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a reimbursement to small businesses and residential consumers of certain utilities for failure to provide contracted services; requires the Long Island power authority to do the same.

A3044A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3044--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SAYEGH, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, GALEF, SIMON, MONTESA-
   NO, SEAWRIGHT, DeSTEFANO, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities and Commissions -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to providing a reimbursement to small business and resi-
   dential  consumers  of  certain  utilities  for  failure  to   provide
   contracted services
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
 119-d to read as follows:
   §  119-D.  FAILURE  TO  PROVIDE CONTRACTED SERVICES. 1.  A RESIDENTIAL
 CONSUMER OR SMALL BUSINESS WHO HAS A CONTRACT FOR  SERVICE  WITH  A  GAS
 CORPORATION,  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION, GAS AND ELECTRIC CORPORATION, WATER
 CORPORATION, STEAM CORPORATION OR A  MUNICIPALITY  RENDERING  EQUIVALENT
 UTILITY  SERVICES  SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNT WHEN THE SERVICE SUCH
 RESIDENTIAL CONSUMER  OR  SMALL  BUSINESS  HAS  CONTRACTED  FOR  IS  NOT
 PROVIDED  FOR  BY  SUCH  GAS  CORPORATION, ELECTRIC CORPORATION, GAS AND
 ELECTRIC CORPORATION, WATER CORPORATION, STEAM CORPORATION OR A  MUNICI-
 PALITY  RENDERING  EQUIVALENT  UTILITY SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST
 FORTY-EIGHT HOURS AFTER THE END  OF  A  FAILURE  OF  EQUIPMENT,  WEATHER
 EVENT,  NATURAL  DISASTER  OR  ANY  OTHER DISRUPTION IN THE PROVIDING OF
 SERVICE. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND  REGULATIONS,  WITHIN
 ONE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, TO CALCU-
 LATE HOW A UTILITY SHALL REIMBURSE A RESIDENTIAL CONSUMER OR SMALL BUSI-
 NESS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.  SUCH REIMBURSEMENT SHALL BE  APPLIED  TO
 THE  MONTHLY  CHARGES  ASSESSED BY SUCH GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC CORPO-
 RATION, GAS AND ELECTRIC CORPORATION, WATER  CORPORATION,  STEAM  CORPO-
 RATION OR A MUNICIPALITY RENDERING EQUIVALENT UTILITY SERVICES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.